Iran admits it has gays after all, and lots of them

Iran FlagPosted June 12, 2014 by GayStarNews.com – Iran has admitted it actually does have gay people – and gay sex is widespread among its youth.

An 82-page report which has just come to light draws on figures compiled by the Iranian Ministry of Education in 2007 and 2008.

They show 17.5% of male and female high school students across Iran admit to ‘being homosexual’. That’s 24,889 of a survey of 141,552 young men and women even though homosexuality can be punished by death in the country.

Notably the statistics were being gathered around the same time as Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad denied the existence of homosexuality in his country.

via Iran admits it has gays after all, and lots of them | Gay Star News.

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